Sondra Pichai, CEO of Google & Alphabet companies, has reportedly donated 135 crores of Indian current estimated at ($ 18 million) to NGOs to fight against a new wave of COVID-19 in India. The CEO of Google has said that he is shocked by the deteriorating situation of Quaid-19 in India.
According to Gupta, the head of Google’s India division, the supportive pack is now helping the country’s hospitals fight the epidemic. “India is currently going through its toughest moments in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” Mr. Gupta was quoted as saying. “India has large hospitals, but to deal with the disease, the capacity of these hospitals needs to be increased.”
A portion of the $ 18 million aid package has been donated to the GiveIndia NGO to pay for severely affected families in the area, and another portion has been donated to UNICEF. Google head in India has said that their objective is to empower all the institutions to provide the first need of the pandemic especially cooperating with India to provide basic needs, especially oxygen.
India is witnessing a new wave of COVID-19 crisis in recent days; according to reports now, this country faces the third wave of COVID-19, too dangerous. According to reports, 330,000 people have been infected with the disease in recent days, and more than 22,000 others have died.
India and the United States are currently battling the third wave of the Coronavirus. Simultaneously, reports from Indian hospitals indicate that the country is currently facing a shortage of pharmaceutical facilities, primarily oxygen and emergency beds, and one of the reasons for the death of patients is the lack of a bed to take care of them.
On the other hand, Indian officials have called on social media networks, especially Twitter, to block the publication of reports about the third wave of the corona in the country because the country’s concern is that the publication of such reports will lead to increased panic among will be citizens of that country.